Crazy For GEorge: A Gershwin Portrait
For Immediate Release: October 30, 2007
Featuring the SUU Opera Theatre
Written & Directed by: Carol Ann Modesitt
(Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah) The SUU Department of Music will present Crazy for George: A Gershwin Portrait, as part of the Masterworks Series Friday-Saturday, November 9 -10 & 16-17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Thorley Recital Hall on the SUU campus.
The SUU Opera Workshop under the direction of Carol Ann Modesitt offers a musical evening inspired by the life and work of the great American master composer and musician, George Gershwin. Flashback to 1947, on the tenth anniversary Gershwin’s sudden and untimely death, to a live radio broadcast in the grand ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in the heart of Manhattan. Through laughter, fond memories and beautiful music, an ensemble of stars, including Ginger Rogers, Adele Astaire, Paulette Goddard and DuBose Heyward, pay loving, personal tribute to one of America’s most beloved composers.
Join the SUU Opera Theatre in their tender, humorous and upbeat praise of George Gershwin featuring the much-loved classics, Strike Up the Band, I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take that Away from Me, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off, The Man I Love, Summertime, Someone to Watch Over Me, Fascinating Rhythm and many, many more. Let his timeless, unforgettable music embrace and transport you. Crazy for George: A Gershwin Portrait is a musical evening not to be missed!
Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for SUU Faculty and Staff, $4 for Students, And, free for SUU students with a valid I.D
For tickets please call (435) 586-7878 or available at the door.
For more information call 435-865-8800 or go online to www.suu.edu/arts.